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African Fried Spinach

 African Fried Spinach
A fresh tasting dish with meaty mushrooms, onion, and garlic. Brought to you by dLife®
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 15 min.


  • Pinch black pepper
  • Pinch salt
  • 10 ounces fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup fresh shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoons garlic powder


  • Pull stems from shitakes and discard. Stack shitake caps and cut into
  • quarters.
  • Peel and coarsely chip onion.
  • Rinse spinach and shake to remove water.
  • In large skillet or wok over medium high, heat 1 teaspoon olive oil.
  • When oil is hot add mushrooms and onion. Saute, stirring
  • occasionally, until onions are translucent and liquid from mushrooms
  • has evaporated, about 7-8 minutes.
  • Add spinach to pan and cover. After 1 minute, remove lid and turn
  • spinach. Add garlic powder.
  • Cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally until spinach has wilted,
  • about 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 76 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 141 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable, 3/4 fat.